• Technician (Engineering)

    Requisition ID
    Experience Level
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Topcon Technology is looking for a Technician to join our Engineering team based Minchinhampton. This is a unique role which supports engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification and assembly of prototype but also provide support at shows with the setup of our products and equipment.


    This is a varied role and the main duties and responsibilities for the role include:

    • Responsible for electronic and mechanical hardware assembly and prototype wiring.
    • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions.
    • Perform operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment.
    • Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions at testing stage.
    • Writing and performing system test cases, logging and reporting results back in to Engineering and Test departments.
    • Provide marketing support for UK and European shows, so travel will be required.
    •  Participate in continuous improvement activities.


    Applicants should be able to demonstrate to required experience, skill and knowledge listed below.

    • Previous experience of working within a similar Technician role is essential and from within a similar electro-mechanical manufacturing environment would be an advantage.
    • Experience in the handling of electronic assemblies (ESD, EOS, safe handling).
    • Level 3 BTEC or equivalent in Engineering or similar subjects, or relevant experience.
    • Competence in the navigation of circuit diagrams and assembly drawings.
    • A methodical and logical approach to work.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to prioritise and work on own initiative.
    • A full UK driver’s license and ability to travel.


    From construction to agriculture we are transforming the way companies are doing business.  We are headquartered in Livermore, California USA with our European head offices in Capelle a/d iJssel, the Netherlands ( Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  Its brands include Topcon Sokkia, Tierra, Digi-Star, RDS Technology and NORAC.


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